inspiration |ˌinspəˈrā sh ən| noun
1 the process of being mentally stimulated to do or feel something, esp. to do something creative :
• the quality of having been so stimulated, esp. when evident in something : a rare moment of inspiration in an otherwise dull display.
• a person or thing that stimulates in this way : he is an inspiration to everyone.
• a sudden brilliant, creative, or timely idea : then I had an inspiration.
• the divine influence believed to have led to the writing of the Bible.
ORIGIN Middle English (in the sense [divine guidance] )
- Out of all the words in the definition one that sticks out is divine guidance. In many beliefs our minds are part of the "divine". Whether they refer to a deity or an entity that unites us this "divinity" is clearly displayed in our minds creations. From the chair that you sit on to the building you are reading, this is someone's inspiration become reality. This ability of man to create anything shows apotheosis.